Join us at our Founders Gala 

Celebrating 130 Years of Investing in Student Success

Saturday, October 7

Benedictine University Campus Quad

Attend an elegant evening of dancing, dining, and entertainment as we raise funds to help students in need earn a Benedictine University education. Your help is critical to our mission and impacts the lives of so many.

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 7:00 p.m.
    Dinner | Auction
    Performance art by Gregory Adamson
  • 8:30-10:30 p.m.
    Music by Larry King Orchestra

Tickets are available for $250 per person. The proceeds from this event will help students in financial need, including through the newly created Mission Fund, which will assist students who are on their way toward earning a degree but encounter a hardship during their time here.

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BenU in Your Words

In honor of our 130th Anniversary, in 130 words or less, share what BenU has meant to you and your life.
You can also add a photo.

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities?

Please contact Deb Smith, University Development, at (630) 829-6080 or